More Adventurous(?) & Linkup

More Adventurous(?) & Linkup

April 2016, I purchased a simple Asiatica jacket at  Gloria Everhart's Act II consignment shop. For decades, Gloria offered high end fashion to women and men in the Kansas City area. Very shortly after my purchase, Gloria at age 90 retired and Act II closed its doors. I miss it. Designed cleanly and simply, my [...]

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New Floral Spring Dress

New Floral Spring Dress

New Dress T'was time to make a new dress. Fashion and Flora, a spring event sponsored by Rightfully's Sewn (my favorite non-profit) was planned at Powell Gardens, Kansas City's premier botanical garden. Michael and I have been on and off members of Powell Gardens since 1991, so this was something we both were looking forward [...]

Purple, Brown and Leopard.

Purple, Brown and Leopard.

From childhood, I've enjoyed the blooming of irises. My appreciation goes back to my mother who  grew irises in her garden. On trips to my grandparents in Oklahoma, Mom would divide my grandma’s irises and take roots back with our family to Missouri. When Michael and I made the move to our home, Mom shared [...]

Embellishing With Vintage Silk & Linkup

Embellishing With Vintage Silk & Linkup

Yea! A project I've been mulling over for at least four years finally finished! Wearing occasionally while I was teaching, I had gotten good use from a simple cropped, black jacket by J.Jill. So I put it in the sack to donate to Goodwill. But then I kept taking it out and putting it back. [...]

Pop-Up!

Pop-Up!

Pop-Up [ˈpäp ˌəp/] noun A group of designers who set up shop for a limited time in an event space.              Terri rarely misses a chance to go to a pop-up event. A chance to meet area designers one-on-one and get a better understanding of their creative process.             Terri loves going to pop-ups because [...]

Forever Fierce-Individual Voices

Forever Fierce-Individual Voices

Today, we are celebrating passionate women with the Forever Fierce Campaign 2018.  The word fierce may describe a way of behavior or a determination deep down inside you. Life occasionally throws curve-balls. It takes that gut fierceness to get through the rough, take the good with grace, and shine through. For a life well-lived, one [...]